58 AS Altus AFB U.S. Air Force Custom Patches

The 58th Airlift Squadron (58 AS) is part of the 97th Air Mobility Wing at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. It operates C-17 Globemaster III aircraft training pilots for airlift and airdrop operations. The 58th Airlift Squadron traces its origins to the 58th Troop Carrier Squadron was activated on November 18, 1942, at Bowman Field, KY, and assigned to the 375th Troop Carrier Group. The 58 AS is responsible for providing pilot and loadmaster initial qualification and advanced upgrades for all United States active duty, reserve, and guard units.